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Theatre: AthensWest’s 33 Variations, Downtown Arts Center
February 18, 2016 - February 21, 2016
“AthensWest Theatre Company continues its inaugural season with the haunting drama *33 Variations. *Moisés Kaufman’s haunting drama had a limited Broadway engagement in 2009 starring Jane Fonda. Performances are February 12 through 21 at the Downtown Arts Center.”
Thursday, February 18: 8 pm
Friday, February 19: 8 pm
Saturday, February 20: 8 pm
Sunday, February 21: 2 pm
“The play follows Dr. Katherine Brandt, an acclaimed musicologist, as she battles a terminal disease. Brandt is determined to solve one last mystery before it’s too late*. *Meanwhile, 200 years before, we see Ludwig van Beethoven, struggling with deafness, composing the music that would later entrance Dr. Brandt. The play features an onstage pianist playing the works – the *Diabelli Variations – *as Beethoven composes, and Brandt discovers them. World-renowned concert pianist, and UK Music Professor, Dr. Tedrin Blair Lindsay serves as musical director and performer.
Bo List directs *33 Variations*, with musical direction and performance by Dr. Tedrin Blair Lindsay. Stage Manager: Meredith Nelson, Set: Bo List & Tom Willis, Lighting & Projections: Tom Willis, Costumes: Ami Shupe, Properties: Barbara Clifton, Sound: Rob Thomas
Cast: Janet Scott as Dr. Katherine Brandt, Robert Parks Johnson as Ludwig van Beethoven, Stephanie Pistello as Clara Brandt, Diane Wasnak as Dr. Gertrude Ladenburger, Sebastian Midence as Mike Clark, Carmen Geraci as Antonin Diabelli, and Daniel Ellis as Anton Schindler.
Scott and Wasnak appear courtesy of an agreement with Actors’ Equity Association. AthensWest Theatre Company is a SPT3 small professional theatre.”